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Re: st: Chosing minimum value out of 6 variables


From   "Mingfeng Lin" <mingfeng.lin@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: Chosing minimum value out of 6 variables
Date   Mon, 26 May 2008 11:03:12 -0400

You can try this:

egen minval = rowmin(drug1-drug6)

HTH

M.

On Mon, May 26, 2008 at 10:45 AM, Ziad El-Khatib <Ziad.El-Khatib@ki.se> wrote:
> Hi,
> I have adherence level for 6 different drugs (drug1, drug2, etc..),
> inside cohort datafile, followed over 12 months.
> At every visit there are data for 3 out of 6 drugs and I want to have
> new variable having the minimal value for drug adherence, example
> below
>
>
> id     visit     drug1     drug2     drug3     drug4     drug5
> drug6     minval
> 1          2       10          20          30          .          .
>           .          10
> 2          2       40          30          .          50          .
>           .          30
> etc..
>
>
> any tips?
>
>
> Thank you in advance and best regards
> ziad
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